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Media Development

Media Development

WAN-IFRA's Media Development projects assist media in emerging markets by providing skills and knowledge transfer, together with hands-on consultancy and training opportunities tailored to the local operational realities.

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  • 2013-02-25 18:09
    From the epicentre of Africa's mobile boom, Dickens Onditi Olewe is forging new ways for Kenyans to interact with the media. Readers can now send in their own news reports on their cell phone to Star Reports – a citizen journalism application that integrates new voices into The Star's content. Read more ...
  • 2013-02-20 12:32
    WAN-IFRA has launched the latest phase of its ground-breaking professional development programme for media professionals in Southeast Asia with a call for participants from Cambodia, Myanmar and Vietnam. Read more ...
  • 2013-01-28 16:00
    Phemelo Ramasu is always on the move. From travelling 800km to profile a legendary folklore artist now living in poverty to climbing the ranks in the newsroom, Ramasu has made a name for herself at the Botswana Guardian and Midweek Sun. She's an intrepid reporter, tackling gender stereotypes that have long plagued many Southern African newsrooms. Read more ...
  • 2013-01-16 14:12
    When Fatemah Farag launched her hyperlocal news company Welad Elbalad Media Services in April 2012, she approached the project foremost as a journalist. With a twenty-year career writing for a host of international and local publications behind her, Farag wanted to give voice to people and regions often overlooked in the traditional media. Read more ...
  • 2012-12-21 13:29
    In the first of a series of profiles of our Women In News participants, WAN-IFRA interviews Maureen Mwaba Mumba to find out what has inspired her to advance in her career as an accountant with the Zambia Daily Mail. Read more ...
  • 2012-12-21 12:20
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  • 2011-01-14 17:44
    The Creating and Developing New Media Platforms workshop of the EU-funded Media Strengthening Programme for Georgia began with a session looking at Media Strategy, bringing Georgian media leaders together to discover ways of harnessing and embracing the demands and opportunities of a new media environment. Methods designed to reduce costs and create new revenue generating opportunities by producing content for the portable, personalised and participatory media landscape are seen as the future across all media platforms. Read more ...
  • 2010-12-10 12:47
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